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Manager, Payroll Projects and Systems - Greenville, SC

Date: Aug 17, 2019

Location: Greenville, SC, US, 29607

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

Hubbell Incorporated

701 Millennium Blvd.

Greenville, SC 29607



Position Overview

The Manager, Payroll Projects and Systems role is responsible for executing enterprise-wide Payroll projects and activities which may span multiple business, countries, and across multiple functions; ensuring that the assigned project deliverables are provided on time, within budget, and in accordance to specifications and/or business requirements.   Additionally, the role is responsible for payroll activities including acquisitions and divestitures, overseeing the payroll and time systems, and overseeing general ledger, tax reporting, and account reconciliation processes.  The role will include process documentation and process improvement efforts for the payroll teams.  This position supports the Director, Global Payroll to assess overall project risks and hurdles and reports wider issues; confirms deliverables are received, verified, reconciled, and delivered timely.  This role is will manage multiple projects simultaneously; keeping the Project Team, and Stakeholders apprised of project milestones, scope and expectations as well as performance issues and risks. 

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervise a team of 4, including 2 direct reports and 2 offshore matrix reports who support payroll systems, time management, general ledger reporting, and payroll accounting activities.
  • Follows Project Management disciplines in the following areas: Scope Management, Schedule Management, Cost Management, Issue Management, Risk Management, Quality Management, and Communications Management
  • Uses established tools and methods to communicate tasks, milestones, dependencies, issues and escalations
  • Leads Project Team: sets goals, objectives and priorities; assigns and reviews project tasks and performance on a regular basis, benchmarking against key milestones deliverables, and escalates as required for changes in scope, costs, conflicts, critical patch, resources, and resolution.
  • Develops and Maintains Full-Cycle Detailed project plans, schedules, and inventory of resource requirements (external and internal)
  • Ensure Confidentiality, Data Privacy, Data Security and SOX requirements are met at all times.
  • Work with third party vendors to provide information as needed for project success
  • Responsible for timely and accurate integration of Payroll for all newly acquired businesses.
  • Document payroll processes and controls to be used by global payroll teams to ensure compliance and process excellence. 
  • Conduct process improvement activities to increase accuracy, improve efficiency, and ensure appropriate controls.
  • Provide excellent customer service and support to all Functional Leads, External Vendors and Customers.
Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Information Systems or other related discipline preferred.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Preferred
  • Minimum 5 years demonstrated successful management of end-to-end, large-scale (1B+) Payroll, Finance and/or HR System Implementations with a focus on analyzing, troubleshooting, data reconciliations; and managing multiple, multiple legal entities projects simultaneously.
  • End-to-end Payroll M&A Experience (Due Diligence, Scoping, and Integration, etc.)
  • 5+ years Hands-On ADP GlobalView, or SAP Payroll Integration Experience, including reporting, interface file management, and auditing
  • 5+ years utilizing and supporting payroll systems, specifically, eTime or Kronos.
  • Certified Payroll Professional (CPP) or Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail a must.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Understand the end-to-end process of payroll.  Superior analytical and organizational skills with a focus on synthesizing information, using sound judgment, formulating conclusions and articulating data in a way that is meaningful and valuable to stakeholders and customers. 
  • Travel US and International is occasionally required, up to 25%
Bachelors Degree in Business or Finance


Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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